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EBA 8/100 :: William Pickett: Iron Work Colebrook Dale (Item)

Identification
Reference Code

EBA 8/100

Old Reference Code

Inventarnr. 0249; GFKS 1/249

TitleWilliam Pickett: Iron Work Colebrook Dale
Creation
Level of DescriptionItem
Extent (count)

1

Object Typepicture
Content and Structure Area
Scope and content

William Pickett: Iron Work Colebrook Dale; "From the Original Drawing by P.J. DE LOUTHERBOURG R.A. Published by R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, Jany 2nd 1805. Engraving by William Pickett, coloured by John Clark, after the original oil painting by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg, (1740-1812) of Coalbrookdale. The development of coke smelting in this area of Shropshire by Abraham Darby and his family in the 18th century revolutionised the production of iron and helped fuel the Industrial Revolution. Its unique combination of natural resources also led it to produce Britain's first iron rails, iron bridge, iron boat and steam locomotive. Iron works, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. Print. Artist: P.I. de Loutherbourg. Shrewsbury Museums Service (SHYMS: FA/1991/141/01). Ironworks, Coalbrookdale, Telford. An ironworks is shown on a slight rise of the river bank. (Internet-Download)."

Conditions of Access and Use
Access/Use Restrictionspublic
Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Stich auf Papier; Rahmen: Holz vergoldet; Masse (hxb): 36 x 45 cm; Erhaltungszustand gut

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Created2018-02-12 08:51:57 / akraenzle
Updated2022-09-14 16:43:32 / feggimann  
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